Candidate forums set for Oct. 29, 30

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County political candidates for the Nov. 6 election, will be given the opportunity to have their say during two candidate forums sponsored by the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce. Both forums will be held at the Woman’s Club in downtown Winnsboro.

The forum for County Council candidates will be held on Monday, Oct. 29, from 6 – 8 p.m. Moderator will be Winnsboro attorney Mike Kelly.

Council candidates are: District 1 – Dan Ruff (incumbent) and Moses Bell; District 3 – Mikel Trapp, Sr. (incumbent) and Peggy Swearingen; District 5 – Douglas Pauley (incumbent) and Matthew Seibles; District 7 – Lisa Brandenburg, Jana Childers and Clarence Gilbert.

Another forum will be held the next evening, Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 6 – 8 p.m. for candidates for the Fairfield County School Board of Trustees and the House of Representatives (Dist. 41).  Moderator for the Board of Trustees candidates and House candidates will be Neil Robinson.

School Board candidates include: District 1 – Sylvia Harrison (incumbent) and Elliot Qualls; District 7 – Darreyl Davis (incumbent) and Herb Rentz.

House of Representatives, District 41 includes Fred Kennedy and Annie McDaniel.

The Woman’s Club is located at 102 S. Vanderhorst Street in Winnsboro.

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